Gouri H Pantvaidya

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Meningiomas represent about one sixth of all primary neoplasms of the central nervous system. They rarely metastasize outside the intracranial compartment. There are no clear criteria to identify the subset of aggressive tumors which recur locally or metastasize. Histological tumor grade is the most important predictor of recurrence or metastases. We report(More)
Background. The standard initial management of patients with locally advanced pharyngolaryngeal presenting with stridor is tracheostomy. Tracheostomy has been shown to negatively impact cancer-related outcomes. Methods. Retrospective analysis of prospectively collected data of 9 patients, who underwent induction chemotherapy with the aim of prevention of(More)
1 The authors of the original paper [1] were invited to comment on this Letter to the Editor but declined the offer. We read with interest the recent article [1] in the journal on the role of cervical ultrasonography in the staging workup of patients with otherwise operable non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). We were impressed by the simplicity of the study(More)
We read with interest the recent article [1] in the journal on surgical resection of T4 non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). We agree with Pitz et al. that T4 tumors are a heterogeneous group of tumors and need to be treated on an individual basis. Thoracic surgeons and oncologists should understand that not all T4 tumors are to be considered similar to the(More)
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